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Old 02-04-2013, 02:44 PM
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Originally Posted by SpaceNoob View Post
I had some similar problems recently with my STT and guider, thought it was the mount then did a 15minute unguided sub with no observable tracking issues. Used the guider again, then bam..... strange tear drop shaped stars. After a bit of messing with the settings, I lowered the aggressiveness and increased the calibration time for both X and Y axis. This solved the guiding issues for me. I am using theskyx pro to control the PMX and STT on OSX.

So often its the settings isn't it Chris. A new camera means a batch of new settings to test - I find I need to write them all down in my observing notebook.

I plan to try again this evening with a different cable

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